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COVID-19 positive Milkha Singh, wife stable; family urges privacy amid rumours

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, who’s battling Covid-19 within the ICU of PGIMER, is steady and his situation is “higher than yesterday”, the hospital authorities stated on Saturday. Singh’s spouse Nirmal Kaur, who’s in ICU of a Mohali hospital, is steady in accordance with the hospital’s medical bulletin replace.

“Flying Sikh Shri Milkha Singh ji, being unwell as a result of COVID-19, has been admitted within the ICU of NHE Block of PGIMER since June 3. On the idea of all of the medical parameters at present, that’s June 5, his situation has been noticed higher than yesterday,” Prof Ashok Kumar, official spokesperson of PGIMER, stated in a press release, quashing rumours about his loss of life doing rounds within the social media since Saturday morning. Later, Dr Jagat Ram, director PGIMER, too issued a video message confirming the identical about Singh’s well being.

Earlier within the day, Singh’s son Jeev Milkha Singh had confirmed to The Indian The Press Reporter that his father is steady. “My father’s situation is steady and he’s on oxygen help in ICU of PGIMER,” Jeev acknowledged to The Indian The Press Reporter in a message.

Singh, who was admitted to the Covid ward of Nehru Extension Hospital at PGIMER on Thursday afternoon, continues to be on oxygen help and the Milkha household too issued a press release on Saturday afternoon concerning the couple’s well being. “Milkha ji is steady and doing properly however nonetheless on oxygen. Mrs Nirmal Milkha Singh ji continues to battle it out valiantly. Please ignore the rumours floating round. It’s false news. Thanks a lot on your continued prayers and desires,” the household stated within the assertion.

Later within the day, Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh spoke with Jeev Milkha Singh to get replace concerning the well being situation of his dad and mom and posted a video on his speak with Jeev. “Spoke to Jeev Milkha Singh son of ‘Flying Sikh’ & nationwide icon Milkha Singh ji to investigate concerning the situation of his father who’s admitted in ICU as a result of Covid 19,” tweeted Amarinder. Within the video, Capt Amarinder Singh provided his authorities’s full help to the household and requested whether or not the household wants any assist with Jeev sharing concerning the well being of his dad and mom and saying that the entire household and followers are praying for his or her good well being. On being requested why Milkha Singh needed to readmitted in ICU of PGIMER days after the legend was discharged from the Mohali hospital, Jeev stated, “He was having a troublesome time in respiratory and suffered some suffocation. After he requested to take him to PGIMER, we moved him there,”. Singh had contracted the Covid-19 virus on Could 20 final month after one among their cooks examined optimistic and was admitted to Mohali hospital 4 days later earlier than getting discharged final week.

Later within the night, the Mohali hospital acknowledged of their replace about Mrs Nirmal Milkha Singh, who had been admitted within the hospital as a result of Covid pneumonia final week, that she is steady and the household has requested for privateness. On Friday, the Mohali hospital had acknowledged that Mrs Milkha Singh’s well being has deteriorated with development illness and is enhance in oxygen degree and is presently on HFNC and NIV intermittently. “Mrs Milkha Singh continues to be steady. The household has been inundated with rumours and damaging posts. They’ve requested for privateness and can give additional updates as and when there’s a change in situation of both of their dad and mom,” the hospital acknowledged.

Earlier Union Sports activities minister Kiren Rijuju additionally tweeted about Singh’s well being. “Please don’t run false news and create rumours concerning the legendary athlete and pleasure of India Milkha Singh ji. He’s steady and lets pray for his quick restoration,” Rijuju tweeted.

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